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Citizens of Sudan, Yemen Face Highest Mass-Atrocity Risk
Citizens of Sudan, Yemen Face Highest Mass-Atrocity Risk

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Sudan and Yemen are most at risk for state-led mass atrocities, a recent annual analysis stated. Other citizens most at risk live in Myanmar (Burma), Nigeria and Afghanistan.

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When the World Acknowledges Genocide, Still Turns Away
When the World Acknowledges Genocide, Still Turns Away

By: Elijah Brown
Genocide rumbles forward in Darfur even as powers around the world turn a blind eye and roll back sanctions. With 3 million Darfuris at risk, the U.S. is set to lift sanctions after a review period ends in July.

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Refugees' Reality Trumps Political Rhetoric
Refugees' Reality Trumps Political Rhetoric

By: Elijah Brown
Recent rhetoric by Donald Trump and other political leaders about halting Muslim immigration to the U.S. is grounded in political expediency and eschews biblical convictions.

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Baptists Appeal to Nepal Prime Minister, Ambassador to U.S. Regarding Religious Liberty
Baptists Appeal to Nepal Prime Minister, Ambassador to U.S. Regarding Religious Liberty

By: EthicsDaily Staff
Baptist and Christian leaders have urged Nepal's Prime Minister, ambassador to the United States, to reconsider language in Nepal's proposed constitution that would make evangelism illegal.

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Sudanese Bombs Fall Amid International Silence
Sudanese Bombs Fall Amid International Silence

By: Elijah Brown
Genocide occurs when people of faith and goodwill are silent. In the Nuba Mountains of Sudan, genocidal bombs have been falling as the rest of the world remains silent.

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Iraq's Religious, Ethnic Minorities Face Genocide
Iraq's Religious, Ethnic Minorities Face Genocide

By: Elijah Brown
Iraq's religious and ethnic minority communities - Christians, Yazidis, Shabak and Turkmen - are living at the edge of extinction and face virtual non-existence without immediate action.

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Each Christmas, We Celebrate Jesus the Refugee
Each Christmas, We Celebrate Jesus the Refugee

By: Elijah Brown
We often gloss over the part of the Christmas story when Joseph and Mary fled with Jesus to Egypt, becoming a refugee family. Whether we admit it or not, we celebrate Jesus the refugee every Christmas.

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Profiles in Goodwill: Elijah Brown
Profiles in Goodwill: Elijah Brown
By: EthicsDaily Staff
Elijah Brown, director of the Freedom Center and associate professor of missions at East Texas Baptist University, is a featured columnist for EthicsDaily.com.
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How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking
How Your Church Can Respond to Human Trafficking

By: Elijah Brown
Human trafficking and modern-day slavery remain all too prevalent today with some 29.8 million individuals trapped in bondage. What can your church do? Plenty.

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5 Ways Your Church Can Respond to Ebola Crisis
5 Ways Your Church Can Respond to Ebola Crisis
By: Elijah Brown
The worst Ebola outbreak since the 1970s is ravaging West Africa. Rather than be part of the hysteria, your church can be part of the solution by considering these five action items.
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Nearly 50% of Pastors Rarely Address Domestic Violence
Nearly 50% of Pastors Rarely Address Domestic Violence
By: Elijah Brown
Domestic violence is sin, affecting one in three women. A person engaging in verbal, sexual or domestic abuse has broken faith with their spouse. So why are half our pulpits silent?
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4 Reasons Your Church Can Stagnate and Die
4 Reasons Your Church Can Stagnate and Die
By: Elijah Brown
One of the most celebrated churches in the New Testament is no longer around today. How did it and other vibrant churches of that time die? The reasons can apply to today's churches as well.
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A Lesson from Ruth on Welcoming Refugees
A Lesson from Ruth on Welcoming Refugees

By: Elijah Brown
As the Old Testament's Ruth shows us, people of faith should be among the first who follow the biblical narrative's call to welcome the refugees and displaced within our communities.

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Skype Interview: Elijah Brown on Ethiopia's Religious History
Skype Interview: Elijah Brown on Ethiopia's Religious History
By: EthicsDaily Staff
How do King Solomon, the Queen of Sheba, the Ark of the Covenant and Italian food tie into Ethiopia's religious history and context? Find out in the new Skype interview from EthicsDaily.com.
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All Baptists Invited to Observe Human Rights Day
All Baptists Invited to Observe Human Rights Day
Baptists have a long history of advocating for human rights around the globe. The Baptist World Alliance is encouraging all Baptists to observe Human Rights Day on Dec. 7-8.
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